Kiran A. Sherkhane

Kiran A. Sherkhane is a contemporary artist with restrained mobility who uses an elbow crutch and rubber callipers. Despite having had polio (poliomyelitis, to use the medical term) for much of his life, needing physical assistance all through, and being unable to perform any physical day-to-day activity, he manages to create magnificent works of art, that are truly enchanting to our eyes. Kiran tries to illustrate the pain of disability in his art.



Kiran was born on 16th April 1991 and grew up in Hubballi, Karnataka. He did his MFA in painting from Karnataka University Dharwad.2019 - “P.R.Thippeswamy State Level 1st Annual Art Exhibition Merit Award” for Watercolour Landscape painting, India. Achievements: 2016 - “Best Of The Deistic Award” on 67th Republic Day in Dharwad, Karnataka, India 2016 - “Best Painting Award”, On Hubli-Dharwad Smart City Event, Hubli, Karnataka, India. 2017 - “Rotary Man of the Year” Rotary Club Hubli Midtown, Hubli, India 2018 - "Chitara Chetan" Award Dharwad. Karnataka, India, 2021 - Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy 49th Annual Art Exhibition.